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Gardner's Art through the ages : a global history

"Award-winning scholar-professor Fred Kleiner continues to set the standard for art history textbooks, combining impeccable scholarship with an engaging approach that discusses the most significant artworks and monuments in their full historical and cultural contexts. The most widely read and respected history of art and architecture in the English language for over 85 years, the 15th edition of 'Gardner's Art Through the Ages : A Global History' includes nearly 200 new images, new pedagogical box features, images that have been upgraded for clarity and color-fidelity, and more. More than 40 reviewers contributed to the accuracy and readability of this edition. 'Gardner's' has built its stellar reputation on up-to-date and extensive scholarship, reproductions of unsurpassed quality, the consistent voice of a single storyteller, and more online resources and help for students and instructors than any other art survey text. A highly comprehensive array of digital resources brings course content to life, providing students with the tools they need to excel."-- taken from publisher website
Print Book, English, 2016
Fifteenth edition, Student edition View all formats and editions
Cengage Learning, Boston, MA, 2016
xxix, 1224 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
9781285754994, 1285754999
Introduction : What is art history?
Art in the Stone Age
Ancient Mesopotamia and Persia
Egypt from Narmer to Cleopatra
The Prehistoric Aegean
Ancient Greece
The Etruscans
The Roman Empire
Late Antiquity
The Islamic world
Early Medieval Europe
Romanesque Europe
Gothic Europe
Late Medieval Italy
South and Southeast Asia before 1200
China and Korea to 1279
Japan before 1333
Native American cultures before 1300
Africa before 1800
Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Northern Europe
The Renaissance in Quattrocento Italy
Renaissance and mannerism in Cinquecento Italy
High Renaissance and mannerism in Northern Europe and Spain
The Baroque in Italy and Spain
The Baroque in Northern Europe
Rococo to Neoclassicism: The 18th century in Europe and America
Romanticism, Realism, photography : Europe and America, 1800 to 1870
Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism : Europe and America, 1870 to 1900
Modernism in Europe and America, 1900 to 1945
Modernism and Postmodernism in Europe and America, 1945 to 1980
Contemporary art worldwide
South and Southeast Asia, 1200 to 1980
China and Korea, 1279 to 1980
Japan, 1333 to 1980
Native American cultures, 1300 to 1980
Oceania before 1980
Africa, 1800 to 1980